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Lebanon in Boone County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. Bowyer, August 12, 2007
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  Enroute to Washington, D.C., to become 16th President of the U.S., addressed citizens of Lebanon and Boone County from rear of railroad passenger car at this place on the evening of February 11, 1861.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Committee of Boone County.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is February 11, 1913.
 
Location. 40° 2.718′ N, 86° 28.164′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Indiana, in Boone County. Marker is on South Lebanon Street (State Road 39) south of South Street (State Road 32), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon IN 46052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel M. Ralston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boone County (Indiana) Veterans
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Boone County Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Big Four Trail (approx. 7.4 miles away); Albert Smith White (approx. 7.4 miles away); Boone County REMC (approx. 8.6 miles away); Indian Cemetery (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Abe Lincoln Marker, with view of surroundings. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. Bowyer, August 12, 2007
2. Abe Lincoln Marker, with view of surroundings.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 4,305 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on November 29, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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